5 Things to Do This Spring in Holland
| 1 min read
A favorite Lake Michigan vacation spot, Holland was settled by the Dutch in the mid-1800s and is still known for its springtime tulips and beaches. If you are visiting Holland, here are five places to visit:
- Tulip Time is a nine-day festival in early May that celebrates the community’s millions of tulips and hundreds of Dutch Dancers in wooden shoes.
- Windmill Island Gardens is a city parkland home to tulips of all colors, Dutch-themed shops, and an authentic Dutch windmill.
- Nelis’ Dutch Village is a 100-year-old family-owned destination that celebrates Dutch culture with children’s rides and shops.
- Holland State Park, at the end of Ottawa Beach Road, is known for its sugar sand beaches and beautiful sunsets. You also can take a photo with the iconic Big Red lighthouse as a backdrop.
- Holland Museum features an impressive collection of Dutch art and artifacts, along with collections of local heritage.
There’s lots to see and do in Holland. Check out the highlights in this video.
Photo credit: Getty Images